Mr. Jones begins to scare the employees working on the site when he starts to walk across a wooden beam as if it were a balance beam, even though he is extremely high up and could potentially kill himself if he falls. He is not affected by this and claims that he can fly. The men contained him and stopped him from proceeding. Afterward he was hospitalized.
Hospital staff including doctors and psychiatrists diagnosed him with schizophrenia. Shortly after his preliminary stay he began showing self-destructive patterns. The major indicator of the self-destructiveness was the fact that he withdrew all the money from his bank account. The sum of the money was over twelve thousand dollars. Not only did he withdraw all the money he spent the entirety of it within a few days.
It was not until Mr. Jones was hospitalized once again that the staff began to rethink their diagnosis. After his initial release, he began spending all his money. He rented lavish hotel rooms, bought pianos, tipped people incredible amounts of money. Money that he did not have. The ending to this seemingly manic episode that he was in ended because he interrupted a symphony orche...
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... few of the negative consequences could be spending money without any sense of cost or responsibility, sex without any thought of the consequences, and traveling without thought of who you have left behind. (2011)
The intense feelings that a patient experiencing bipolar disorder go though often lead them to seek relief by any means necessary. There is no though about costs when they are in this thought process. Some patients self-harm themselves doing things such as cutting or burning themselves to inflict pain. This cycle could lead to sever injury or suicide. (2016)
These symptoms indicate that Mr. Jones had been suffering from bipolar disorder for a very long time without treatment. Without medication and therapy the disorder took over his life. In order to best treat his bipolar disorder he will need to undergo medication therapy in order to control his problems.
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